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Pryor Center Hosts 'Boy Erased' Author, Garrard Conley, Jan. 25

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Arkansas native wrote a memoir – soon to be a movie – about surviving conversion therapy and speaks at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Humanities Lectures

Doctoral Student Expands Knowledge of Racial Microaggressions

Monday, January 22, 2018

Kendra Shoge, a doctoral student in counselor education, studies the small acts that carry the clinical description of racial microaggressions and plans to write her dissertation on the topic.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Diversity & Multiculturalism Education Research & Innovation Counselor Education

New Recording Features First Major Female African-American Composer

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Recently discovered work of Arkansas native Florence Price has been recorded for the first time by U of A music professor Er-Gene Kahng.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Cultural Events Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Research & Innovation Music

MLK Recommitment Banquet to Honor Five; Local Pastor to Speak

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Twenty scholarships will be awarded during the 22nd annual recommitment banquet to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 15.

Diversity Affairs Cultural Events Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Outreach Points of Pride

Poultry Science Signs Exchange Agreement with Malaysian University

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

U of A poultry science program meeting industry need for more professionals with third recent agreement with outside university.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Agriculture Distance Education Diversity & Multiculturalism Education Food & Nutrition International Outreach

NSF Grant to Help Honors College Recruit STEM Students

Friday, December 08, 2017

The National Science Foundation will award nearly $1 million over five years to recruit STEM students from underrepresented populations. 

College of Engineering Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Awards Diversity & Multiculturalism Economic Development Engineering Science

Author of 'White Rage' to Speak on Racial Divide One Year After Presidential Election

Friday, November 10, 2017

Carol Anderson, author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, will present the lecture about the cultural context leading up to the 2016 presidential election.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Sam M. Walton College of Business Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Lectures Politics African and African American Studies English History Social Work

Beldens Support Students, Faculty and Athletics With $2 Million Campaign Gift

Thursday, November 09, 2017

A gift from alumni Ted and Leslie Belden will create a faculty chair in architecture, a CARE scholarship and an endowed fund in athletics. 

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Student Affairs Architecture Diversity & Multiculturalism Giving Intercollegiate Athletics

Tonight's Blair Center Legacy Series Symposium Explores 'Legacies of the Chicano Movement'

Thursday, November 02, 2017

The Diane D. Blair Center will host its seventh Blair Legacy Series symposium, titled "Legacies of the Chicano Movement" with keynote speaker José Ángel Gutiérrez at 6 tonight, Thursday, Nov. 2.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Cultural Events Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Lectures Politics Social Sciences Political Science
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